Overview of the 6 Days Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Tour / 6 Days Uganda Hiking Safari to Elgon National Park
This 6 days Uganda hiking safari gives you an opportunity to scale to the top of Mount Elgon and view the world’s largest caldera at the top of this 4th highest mountain in East Africa.
This Uganda safari takes you to Mt Elgon which is located within the boundaries of Mount Elgon National Park that is located in eastern Uganda on the border of Uganda and Kenya. This Uganda wildlife safari to Mt Elgon National Park Uganda gives a unique opportunity to come face to face with some of mt Elgon’s wide variety of attractions that range from primates like monkeys such as the De brazza monkeys, blue monkeys, vervet monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys and other mammals include the serval cats, spotted hyenas, forest elephants and forest buffaloes, duikers and leopards to 300 bird species like Moorland francolin, moustached green tinker bird, Jackson francolin, Black-collared Apalis, Black-shouldered kite, Tacazze sunbird and the endangered Lammergeyer bird.
Highlights of the 6 Days Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Tour / 6 Days Uganda Hiking Safari to Elgon National Park
Day 1 of the 6 Days Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Tour: Transfer from Kampala to Mbale with a relaxed boat cruise to the source of the Nile
Day 2 of the 6 Days Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Tour: Transfer from Budadiri to Ssasa camp
Day 3 of the 6 Days Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Tour: From Ssasa camp to Mude camp
Day 4 of the 6 Days Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Tour: Mude camp to Wagagai peak
Day 5 of the 6 Days Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Tour: From Mude camp back to Budadiri
Day 6 of the 6 Days Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Tour: From Mbale back to Kampala with a zip lining experience in Mabira forest.
Detailed itinerary of the 6 Days Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Tour / 6 Days Uganda Hiking Safari to Elgon National Park
Day 1 of the 6 Days Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Tour: This Uganda safari tour begins with an early morning pick up from your already pre-booked lodge either in Kampala or Entebbe by any our safari guide then embark on a Uganda tour road adventure to Mbale tour which lasts about 6-8 hours to get there. During this safari Uganda road trip, expect to be entertained by the fascinating road sceneries and stops that will make the entire journey interesting and less tiring. These fascinations begin with a nice road stop at Namawojolo for a taste of Uganda’s goodness which roasted chicken on sticks and if you are a vegan no worries at all because this place still has something for you and that is a wide range of purely organic and sweet Ugandan fruits for you to choose from. From here, continue with your drive through Uganda’s pristine tropical jungle of Mabira that will definitely get you all smiles as it is beautiful to see. Have another stop in Jinja town and also make a short safari in Uganda excursion which is a relaxing boat cruise to the source of the Nile. From here enjoy the rest of your tour Uganda journey to Mbale town where you will have dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 2 of the 6 Days Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Tour: The second day of this Uganda mountaineering safari begins with a morning breakfast then transfer to Budadiri for a short briefing then begin your ascent to Sasa camp which is located at an altitude of 2900m and this takes about 7-8 walking hours covering about 8km.
Day 3 of the 6 Days Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Tour: Wake up in the morning for a nice cup of coffee which is freshly brewed from the Arabica coffee that is grown on the lower slopes of this very mountain which are fertile. After breakfast, today’s hike takes about 5km and 4-5 hours walk.
Day 4 of the 6 Days Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Tour: This day’s hike Mude cave camp to Wagagai peak and which is at 4321m. Take time off to enjoy the nice views as you can see as far as the mountains of Karamoja from here and the plains of central Uganda. After a photo moment at the top, descend back to Mude camp for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 5 of the 6 Days Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Tour: Descend from Mude camp back to Budadiri where you will be welcomed back then transfer you back to the hotel for a nice lunch then relaxation and an overnight stay.
Day 6 of the 6 Days Elgon Hiking Safari Uganda Tour: Have a relaxed morning breakfast then start your return journey back to Kampala with a lunch stop in Jinja. Continue to Mabira forest to enjoy a thrilling safari to Uganda zip lining experience. After the zip lining experience, transfer to Kampala or Entebbe. Uganda is a country of spectacular beauty and a trip to the Mt. Elgon National Park is just a tip of the iceberg. Next time you visit Uganda, make a Uganda wildlife safari to any of other numerous Uganda destinations such as Queen Elizabeth National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Kibale National Park Uganda, Lake Mburo National Park Uganda and Kidepo Valley National Park. All these destinations give you an opportunity to have an encounter with Uganda’s wild mammals such as elephants, lions, leopards, cape buffaloes and hippos and chimpanzees. A visit to these parks can be organized in the form of short Uganda wildlife safaris or long Uganda wildlife tours. A Uganda tour is not finished just as yet without a Uganda gorilla safari adventure. Uganda gorilla safaris are done with a visit to either Bwindi Impenetrable National Park or Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Uganda. Prime Safaris &Tours Ltd gives you a chance to enjoy a memorable gorilla experience with any of their numerous Uganda gorilla trekking safari packages which are either short Uganda gorilla safaris or long gorilla safaris in Uganda.
Here is a sample of these packages.
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